Botany Photo of the Day Burbidgea schizocheila

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    Botany Photo of the Day is a weblog run by researchers, staff, and students associated with UBC Botanical Garden. It features plants from around the world. See The Photographs for details on how to submit your images!

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    Golden brush or or voodoo flame ginger is native to Borneo. It is one of 5 species in the genus, all endemic to the world’s third largest island. Burbidgea is named after the tropical plant explorer, Frederick Burbidge, while schizocheila means “split lip”. Presumably this is a reference to how the flowers open, as one […]

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